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Jan 9 2019

We have secured over £16 million of tax savings for clients

Categories: TaxationTechnology

We have claimed over £16M of Research and Development tax credits for our clients, having recently secured our 300th claim which can potentially apply to any companies developing or creating new products, innovations or processes. Managed by our specialist team of seven, we handle over 65 claims each year and have an impressive 100% track record more

Jan 1 2019

Key Scottish Tax Dates

Categories: Taxation

Currently, the UK key tax dates cover all the known dates that will affect Scotland and Scottish tax payers. If and when these do differ, they will be detailed below with planned dates. This will include the Scottish Budget and any other tax related dates that affect Scotland. If you are looking for something specific, more

Dec 14 2018

Tartan Tweaks – Scottish Budget 2018

Categories: Taxation

Wednesday afternoon saw Scottish Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay, deliver his Scottish Budget address. You’ll recall the UK Chancellor raising the limits for the basic rate band for 2019/20 to £50,000, but the Finance Secretary decided to leave the Scottish basic rate band at £43,430. His justification for this was to raise additional tax revenues though more

Dec 10 2018

Would Cloud Accounting benefit your business?

Categories: LeisureMaking Tax Digital

From this April, the current government’s intention to bring Making Tax Digital (MTD) for all businesses, including sole traders and landlords, with a turnover above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) to keep digital records for VAT purposes comes into force. This means that manual record keeping for VAT registered businesses will no longer be acceptable more

Nov 16 2018

Capital Allowances for Structures and Buildings

Categories: Property & ConstructionTaxation

The Chancellor announced at the 2018 budget that the government will introduce a new Structures and Building Allowance (SBA) for new non-residential structures and buildings. Relief will be provided on eligible construction costs incurred on or after 29 October 2018. The key features of the SBA are – Relief to be given at a flat more

Oct 30 2018

Autumn Budget Summary 2018 – Austerity no more?

Categories: Taxation

“Spreadsheet Phil” delivered his Budget address yesterday afternoon, with a clear health warning that it was based on a decent Brexit deal being secured. The end of austerity was proudly announced and the Chancellor headlined measures such as the extension of the Annual Investment Allowance to £1m for capital expenditure (for two years from 1 more

Oct 3 2018

Paying the penalty

Categories: Taxation

Revenue Scotland recently released their 2017-18 Annual Report and Financial Statements, announcing an 11% increase in revenue for devolved taxes, Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) and Scottish Landfill Tax (SLfT), from the previous year. They also announced that more than £1.7m of penalties were issued within the year – a 500% increase on 2016-2017 – more